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are wanting to"dl do something bad, they're going to figure out a way to do it. >> the michigan house approved a concealed weapons law allowing train pemz to carry guns in schools, stadiums and churches, an idea he says could have brought down the shooter faster if the law was in place there. >> if someone were to have a gun there, a concealed weapon and knew how to use it the situation could have not gotten as far as it did. >> i do not think that is a solution. that i brofsh bringing more firearms is only going to create more bullets flying. >> the connecticut gunman used a glock and sig semi automatic handgun. live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thank you. vigils springing up over the country in washington, d.c. in front of the white house a group called for stronger gun firearms. this became a candle light vigil. more people joined the group z here is a picture of a vigil in san4/+dñ jose. the mother of 6-year-old diaviano cavato showed this noteo, lighting a candle for children. the sign reads san jose loves shes, connecticut. we're getting word of a vigil to be held in oakland tonight
of the campaign to prevent gun violence. the attorney for the michigan and responsible gun owners. let's start with you. you were pretty outspoken saying this is time to bring in new gun control laws. >> yes. if this doesn't wake us up, i don't know what will. i was heartened that the president said we had to take meaningful action and the only thing he can do is lead a crusade for reasonable gun control legislation in congress. these massacres are taking place more and more often. we saw bay the way today a similar incident in china where a mad man attacked an elementary school in china with a knife with 22 injured children. not dead. that's the difference. in the united states we have 9,000 people killed with guns last year in similar countries like germany, 170 and canada 150. there is a reason for that. >> what would you like to see in terms of specific gun control? >> there a number of pieces of legislation we have been pushing. no reasonable gun owner who is a sportsman can object to bans on assault weapons made only to kill as many human beings as possible like in a military situation.
. there had been a ban in place that michigan during the clinton administration. but it was allowed to expire and it's not been renewed. anyone that can buy a pistol can buy one of these weapons. that bush master .223, that's the same caliber our military carried in vietnam and since it's used in the m-16 and m-4 automatic rifles. in this case, you would have to keep pulling the trigger, but you can fire as many bullets as quickly as you can pull the trigger with that gun and the two handguns. >> and for the benefit of our viewers, who are not familiar with guns. the term semiautomatic means you keep pulling the trigger, you don't hold it down once, but you don't have to do something to shoot again. >> that's correct. and in the case of a semiautomatic pistol, the bullets are fed in through a magazine and they can range in size from seven or eight rounds to 15 rounds. the two guns you've been showing pictures of would appear to be the 15-round standard sized magazines for those guns. but you can buy extended magazines as was seen in other shootings in the past that can go 30 rounds or even mo
something bad they ever going to figure out a way the do it. >>reporter: michigan house just this week approved the concealed weapon law allowing trained people to carry guns in schools day cares stadiums and churches. an idea that he says could have brought down the connecticut shooter faster if the law was in place there. >> somebody were to have a gun there concealed weapon properly trained know how to use it that could have the situation could have not gotten as far as it dichlt i can not think that is a solution. i think bringing more firearms into an already confused situation is only going to create more bullets flying and more innocent bystanders being killed. >>reporter: the connecticut gunman used a glock and semi-automatic handgun both available here in california. if you pass a test background check and wait 10 days. the sacramento, abc 7 news. >> abc 2020 will be devoted to the connecticut school tragedy tonight at 10:00 o'clock over on abc 7 with special report. and we'll bring you early edition of good morning weekend tomorrow at 4 and again at 7:00 a.m. and special
people and shouldn't be prohibited from carrying in schools or other places. in fact, the michigan legislature passed a bill last night and sent to the governor for signature a bill that would allow those of us who are licensed to take more day of training including range time and be able to carry in the places where we couldn't carry before. >> why on earth would you want more guns in schools after what happened today? >> here's why, piers. if we could suddenly make all guns disappear, i would have a different position. i spend a lot of time thinking about this and reading about this. i teach a class called gun control seminar and i get a new group of law students every term and we discuss this in detail. the simple facts are guns exist. they are essentially 1800s technology. even sell u automatics came into being in the late 1800s. they are easy to make and last several human lifetimes with minimal maintenance. since guns exist and we know for a fact that the only way to stop an evil person like the person you were discussing earlier in the show is to shoot them. >> hang on. this
in michigan passed a bill that will allow gun owners with permits to carry a concealed weapon with previously banned places, including schools. representative clark, thank you for being here. i -- i know this bill passage is coincidental, of course, but can you put it all into perspective for us? >> you know, this is very difficult for me. personally, when i was 9 years old. i grew up in the city of detroit, i saw a man murdered right in front of me, shot in the head and died in front of me. and for the next 26 years of my life, i never spoke about the incident. so while our country supports the families of the victims, i also want us to continue to provide love and support to those who physically survived that incident. >> representative clarke, i'm so sorry you had to experience that. it is clear that is something that has not left you. will never leave you. how often do you think about that? >> i think it's the fact that i chose not to remember it, for more than two decades of my life, that if i had -- if i could have just spoken to someone about it afterward. i think that's one reason why
, michigan, where a treasurer of the school board took a bomb and blew up the whole school. >> gregg: right. >> that's the only one which children were pointed at and were killed in this cruel way. most of these other murders are older people. not that -- it's its own problem, like college students in particular, but to take out your vengeance on six-year-olds. >> gregg: innocent six and seven-year-olds. >> i think the key to that may be in the relationship he had with his mother. >> gregg: all right. we may find more, doctor, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> gregg: heather? >> heather: okay. rye now we have some break news on this. a robbie parker apparently, the father of one of the victims in the shooting speaking out. let's listen in. >> that i've been seeing is i have two really good friends at home who have set up a facebook page to help raise money. i have seen the number of people who have commented and expressed condolences. >> can you describe what your daughter looked like for us? do you have a photograph? >> there is lots of pictures on emilyparker fund page on facebook. she
into tuesday. the sierra forecast in a few. >> thank you. two boys in michigan caught a mastadon while fishing. the two found this bone while hunting for fish in a stream in july. they thought it was a rock but wondered about the role hole in the middle. it was confirm the as a vertebrae of a 13,000 year old mastadon. eric said he may donate it to a museum or sell it on e-bay. >> the community of connecticut continues to cope with the events of yesterday. coming up the new information police have just released this morning and the local vigil set to get started. >> and part of a south bay mall vacant evacuated. . >>> its been 24 hours since the shooting at the connecticut school. the new details we have learned in the past hour. >> we are live in connecticut with how the community is coping after the tragedy. >> mourning the loss in connecticut. the vigil in san francisco right now to remember are the victims. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to morning on 2. it's saturday december 15th. >> i'm david stevenson. let's st
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